Boeing photograph by Paul Weatherman
Defense

KC-46 team wins DOD environmental award

Posted April 22, 2016 by

The KC-46A Pegasus program’s Environment, Safety and Occupational Health team was named the Defense Department’s top large program in environmental excellence in weapon system acquisition April 22.

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Air Force photograph by Paul Holcomb
Defense

Hill F-35s form up for combat training

Posted May 9, 2016 by Kari Tilton

F-35 Lightning II pilots from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, began flying routine four-ship combat training missions at the Utah Test and Training Range in the west desert May 2.

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DOD photograph by Jim Garamone
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NATO chiefs discuss range of issues at military committee meeting

Posted May 20, 2016 by Jim Garamone

DOD photograph by Jim Garamone From left: Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe; Gen. Petr Pavel of the Czech army, the chairman of NATO’s Military Committee; and Gen. Denis Mercier of the French air force, the alliance’s supreme allied commander for transformation, brief reporters about the results of the Military…

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Andrea Posey
Defense

Eglin units save thousands with F-35 innovations

Posted June 6, 2016 by SrA. Andrea Posey

Since the introduction of the F-35A Lightning II, airmen at the 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., have saved the Air Force close to $84,000 and more than 720 hours of shipping delays by locally manufacturing parts and tools.

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Navy photograph by PO2 Ryan J. Batchelder
Defense

Three nations set sail for Exercise Malabar 2016

Posted June 17, 2016 by By PO2 Ryand J. Batchelder

Navy photograph by PO3 Kenneth Rodriguez Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Jarrett Hopkins, from Houston, directs an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Golden Hawks of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 112 on USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) flight deck during Malabar 2016. A trilateral maritime exercise, Malabar is designed to enhance dynamic cooperation…

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Tech Report: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

Posted June 29, 2016 by

Never leave an Airman behind. In this Air Force Tech Report, we look at the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency as they search far and wide for any remains of service members lost during conflicts to ensure closure is brought to their families.

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Navy photograph by PO1 Nathan Laird
Defense

Chiefs of U.S., Chinese navy agree on need for cooperation

Posted July 18, 2016 by

Navy photograph by PO1 Nathan Laird Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson meets with Adm. Wu Shengli, Commander of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), at the PLAN headquarters in Beijing. Richardson is on a multi-day trip to China to meet with his counterpart to and tour the Chinese North Sea fleet in…

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Air Force photograph by SrA.Areca T. Bell
Defense

Air Force, Army units collaborate to enhance interoperability

Posted July 29, 2016 by Jodi Ames

Air Force photograph by SrA.Areca T. Bell NATO service members prepare for a jump exchange prior to Saber Junction 16, April 5, 2016, at Aviano Air Base, Italy. The exercise involved the 173rd Airborne Brigade and 16 allied and European nations conducting land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with participating…

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Around the Air Force: Aug. 12

Posted August 15, 2016 by

On this look around the Air Force, the secretary of the Air Force and chief of staff of the Air Force discuss the budget and operations during the State of the Air Force; the B-1B Lancer, B-2 Spirit and B-52 Straotofortress make history in Guam; and U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa…

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Fueling the future: Air Force Title III program working to “home-grow” biofuels for DOD, industry

Posted August 29, 2016 by Marisa Novobilski

Creating, maintaining, protecting and expanding critical technology and technology resources is paramount to national security. A need to address increases in petroleum costs with an environmentally-friendly fuel source has led to a new way of looking at production—and the Defense Production Act Title III Program Office, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory, is playing…

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